PRINCETON, N.J. - The Penn men's golf team had a superb Sunday, finishing with the lowest team score, but it was not enough to overcome Yale's lead from Saturday. The Bulldogs finished as team champion at the Princeton Invitational, shooting 279-286-283--848, while the Quakers were second easily (292-286-276--854).
Georgetown and host Princeton were a distant third, each team scoring a three-round 885. Among the Ivy teams in the 12-team field, Dartmouth was sixth with 889, Columbia was seventh with 891, Harvard was eighth with 894, and Cornell was ninth with 901.
Individually, Penn had three players shoot under par on Sunday and two who broke 70.
P.J. Fielding finished as Penn's low scorer for the tournament, carding 72-70-70--212 to tie for fourth in the 68-player field. Freshman Max Marsico carded a 64 on Sunday, the lowest individual round of the tournament by four full strokes, and ended the tournament sixth overall with a 213. Dillon Hakes also went under 70 on Sunday, shooting a 69 that gave him a three-round 217 and put him alone in 11th place.
Colin St. Maxens was Penn's fourth scorer overall, with 70-72-77--219, while Scotty Williams scored for the Quakers on Sunday with a 73. He ended the tournament at 223 to tie for 27th. Philip Winter played the event as an individual and tied for 40th with a 77-78-73--228.
Yale's Sam Bernstein was the individual champion, shooting a three-round 208 to defeat teammate Tom McCarthy by two strokes.
Penn returns to action next weekend, competing in the Wolfpack Classic being hosted by North Carolina State. The 36-hole event will be the Quakers' last tune-up before the Ivy League Championships in two weeks.